Three Frenchmen are discussing the true meaning of savoir-faire, the ability
to act with composure in any situation.
The first man says, "Let us take this situation. The wife is in bed with her
lover & the husband walks in. She says, 'George, meet Jacques'. This is
The second man says, "No, not quite. Let us use the same situation. The husband
replies, 'Please continue.' Now, this is savoir-faire."
The third man says, "No, there is more. We shall use the same situation. The
husband says to the lover, 'Please continue.' And if he can, this is truly